A year of prophesying by H. G. Wells

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Author Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
LoC No. 25002866
Title A year of prophesying
Original Publication United States: The Macmillan Company,1925.
Note "This book consists of a year of journalistic writing, fifty-five articles altogether."--Foreword.
Contents The League of Nations and the federation of mankind -- The beauty of flying -- The triumph of France -- The Singapore arsenal -- The League of Nations again -- The aviation of the half-civilised -- Will Germany break into pieces? -- The future of the British Empire -- Winston [Churchill] -- The other side of France -- The last of the Victorians -- Politics as a public nuisance -- The re-emergence of Mr. Lloyd George -- Spain and Italy whisper together -- Latin America and the League -- Cosmopolitan and international -- The parliamentary triangle -- Modern government: Parliament and real electoral reform -- Scrapping the gold standard -- The hub of Europe: Czecho-Slovakia and France -- The mandarins at the gate: the revival of the old learning -- Lenin: private capitalism against communism -- The fantasies of Mr. Belloc and the future of the world -- A creative educational scheme for Britain: a tentative forecast -- Portugal and prosperity: the blessedness of being a little nation -- Reconstruction of the League of Nations: the practical problem -- The Labour Party on trial: the folly of the five cruisers -- Dictators or politicians? The dilemma of civilisation -- Youth and the vote: the rejuvenescence of the world -- Olive branches of steel: should the angels of peace carry bombs? -- The case of Unamuno: the feeble republic of letters -- An open letter to Anatole France on his eightieth birthday -- The European kaleidoscope: the German will in default -- China: the land out of the limelight -- Air armament: the supremacy of quality -- Labour politicians: the evaporation of the intelligenzia -- Constructive ideas and their relation to current politics -- The Wembley Empire: an exhibition of lost opportunities -- The extinction of party government -- The serfdom of ignorance: the right of women to knowledge -- Blinkers for free youth: young America asks to hear and see -- The lawlessness of America and the way to order -- The shabby schools of the pious: drains and the odour of sanctity -- The incompatibility of India: divorce or legal separation -- The spirit of fascism: is there any good in it at all? -- The race conflict: is it unavoidable? -- The schools of a new age: a forecast -- The impudence of flags: our power, resources and my elephants, whales and gorillas -- Has Communism a future? The possibility of a socialist renascence -- The little house: as it was, is now, and apparently ever will be -- The triviality of democracy and the feminine influence in politics -- Sex antagonism: an unavoidable and increasing factor in modern life -- Living through: the truth about an interview -- The creative passion -- After a year of journalism: an outbreak of auto-obituary.
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Language English
LoC Class D: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere
Subject Civilization, Modern -- 20th century
Subject Europe -- History -- 20th century
Subject Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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